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    Sale 12580

    Interiors

    26 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A PLASTER FIGURE OF MINERVA

    AFTER JOHN CHEERE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PLASTER FIGURE OF MINERVA
    AFTER JOHN CHEERE, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    On a later pedestal
    69 in. (175 cm.) high; the pedestal - 41 in. (104 cm.) high


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    This model of Minerva was produced in lead by Cheere's manufactory at Hyde Park Corner for Stourhead, Wiltshire and a related figure for Southill, Bedfordshire.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE HONE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-143)